• please_ack in the issue_credentials protocol
  • Connectathon review

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      • Name (Organization) <email>
      • Troy Ronda (SecureKey) <>
      • Stephen Curran (Cloud Compass/BC Gov) <>
      • George Aristy (SecureKey) <>
      • Richard Esplin (Evernym) <>
      • Drummond Reed (Evernym & Sovrin Foundation) <> 
      • Steve McCown (Anonyome Labs) <>
      • Paul Knowles (Dativa) <>
      • Sam Curren (Sovrin Foundation) <>

Welcome / Introductions


Related Meetings Review

  • Ursa - Progress on packages and Plenum work.
  • Semantics - ODCA pilots underway - The agenda, video, notes, etc. from the HL Indy Semantics WG call: 
  • DID UX Call - Slack/Mailing list - details in the shared document as well minutes and additional information, currently focus on Purpose Based Services
  • SSI in IoT WG
  • Indy Contributors - Richard Esplin (Mon) - 
  • Identity WG / Identity WG Implementer calls (Wed / Thurs)

Upcoming Releases and Work Updates

  • Aries Shared Libraries
    • Aries-Shared-KMS
      • team will be moving Indy Wallet to Aries-Shared-KMS, Aries-Shared-KMS-PostgreSQL, and Aries-Shared-KMS-SQLite
    • Aries-Shared-VDRIVerifiable Data Registry Interface library
      • Waiting to finalize the common interface until we have multiple implementations.
      • Starting with Indy-Aries-VDRI
    • Aries-Shared-Creds
      • Waiting to finalize the common interface until we have multiple implementations.
      • Starting with Indy-Aries-Anoncreds
    •  Aries-Shared-Util
      • Will be moving pack / unpack from LibIndy
  • Aries-CloudAgent-Python ( - Release 0.4.0 is out on PyPi. See release notes here.
    • Breaking Change: General refactoring - modules moved from messaging into new core, protocols, and utils sub-packages #250#301
      • Existing plugins will be reported as not found, as they need to be moved to use the new structure.
      • Startup parameter --protocol changed to --plugin to reflect that plugins can be used for other purposes than just adding protocols.
    • Other noteworthy changes:
      • Replaced v0.1 Credential Exchange with v1.0 everywhere it wasn't being used for demos, etc.
      • Added support for protocols used by the vc-authn-oidc IdP
      • Improvements based on high volume issuing performance investigation in deploying Indy Catalyst.
  • Aries-Framework-Go (Troy) #aries-go
    • Weekly planning notes (2019-12-10).
    • Successfully performed DID Exchange using a WASM (+ Vue.js) app running in the browser (via WebSockets).
      • Next step: Perform DID Exchange between two WASM apps running in browsers (forwarded via connected mediators). Diagram.
    • Working on mediator/routing, WASM, browser primitives, JWE envelope.
  • Aries-SDK-Ruby (Jack)
    • No update this week
  • Aries-Framework-DotNet (Tomislav)
  • Aries-StaticAgent-Python - 0.7.0 
  • Aries-Toolbox
  • Aries-SDK-Python - Wrapper from JeromK and SBCA?
  • Aries-Framework-Java #aries-framework-java on RocketChat
  • Aries-SDK-JavaScript
    • PR for moving Indy NodeJS wrapper repo has been merged into
    • Repo is ready for contributors to start picking next tasks
    • Regular weekly zoom calls to be scheduled from this Friday. Will share the details on Rocket Chat.
    • DIF people interested in implementing a Java Script library that might share some of the functionality of the Aries SDK. We need to keep that in mind.
  • Rich Schemas and W3C Verifiable Credentials (Brent & Ken)
  • Migration from LibIndy
    • Closing PRs related to Indy wrappers with pointers to Aries language libraries
    • LibVCX support for some Aries protocols
  • Ursa 0.3.0 release in November
    • Updated BLS signature (multi-signatures, small-BLS)
    • Compilation optimization for specific hardware
    • Rest of predicates for Anoncreds 2.0 and delegatable credentials


  • Issue Game: Can we close this? (15 min - Sam Curren) - issues (as time permits): #198, #130, #41, #114
  • Use of please_ack in the issue_credentials protocol (15 min - Stephen Curran) - presentation
  • Connectathon Update
    • Aries Interop Profile 1.0.0 - Stephen Curran - presentation
    • Community Coordinated Update - RFC
    • Testing
    • Biometrics
    • Shared Library Development
    • Schema 2.0
    • Inline Keys
    • DIF DIDComm WG
  • Open Discussion / Next Week Topics

Next Week

Future Topics

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